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Hand Washing Dos And Don'ts To Follow At Home To Stay Free From Germs

Keep those little hands free from germs and infection

Keep those little hands free from germs

Hand washing has never been as important as it is right now. Since COVID-19 changed our world as we know it, hand washing has become not only a basic hygiene habit but one that will keep germs away and prevent from life-threatening infections. To actually make it possible, it's important to wash your hands the right way. Yes, there is a right and wrong to it as well. Simply splashing water around with a quick rub of soap won't do the trick. Follow these hand washing tips for proper hygiene of your children's and your hands at home.

Dos And Don'ts For Handwashing At Home

Here's what you need to know for clean hands.

(Also Read: Toss Aside Synthetic Soaps: Pick All-Natural Hand Wash For Kids)

Do - Always wash before coming in contact with food, removing contact lenses or treating wounds

This will prevent the unnecessary spread of infection by stopping it at the hands.

Don't - Rush through it

Take your time and rub the soap on your hands for at least 20 seconds rather than speeding through the process.

Do - Use the right hand wash

To fully equip yourself for complete hygiene, use a hand wash which will keep hands free of germs with added extracts and ingredients that won't leave them feeling dry and sapped of moisture.

Don't - Touch anything else

Avoid touching the faucet or the sink when washing else the exercise of killing the germs will be nullified since these surfaces attract a whole lot of them.

Do - Carry hand sanitizer

When you do not have immediate access to a sink, a hand sanitizer will ensure safe and clean hands which won't unknowingly touch the mouth, eyes or nose.

Don't - forget to supervise

When your youngling is washing their hands, keep them under supervision to ensure they wash thoroughly and do not mistakenly put their fingers in their mouths.

(Also Read: Hand Sanitisers Kill 99.9% Flu-Causing Germs: Here's How)

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